Climate Policy Goes Hand-In-Hand With Water Policy

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad (IPS) -- Concerned that climate change could lead to an intensification of the global hydrological cycle, Caribbean stakeholders are ...

Official App Gives Up To The Minute Local Weather

EORGE TOWN, Grand Cayman (CNS) -- The Cayman Islands National weather service has launched a new free-to-download mobile app with a simple interface giving u...

Cruise Anchor Hits Reef

GEORGE TOWN, Grand Cayman (CNS) -- The poor positioning of a cruise ship which arrived in George Town on Wednesday led to an anchor being dropped on the reef...

Governor John S. Duncan, OBE Visits Virgin Gorda

ROAD TOWN, Tortola (BVIGIS) -- His Excellency the Governor Mr. John S. Duncan, OBE made his first official visit to Virgin Gorda last week.

Mercado Di Buki Segunda Mano Na Biblioteca San ...

ORANJESTAD (BNA) -- Personeelsraad di Biblioteca Nacional Aruba ta organisa 2 biaha pa aña un mercado di buki segunda mano.

ADE Conference Aruba Lo Ta Algo Unico Pa Nos Re...

ORANJESTAD -- Cuminsando otro siman diaranson dia 3 di September 2014 Aruba lo ta sede di e prome Amsterdam Dance Event (ADE) Conference pafo di Hulanda.

Minister Balborda Ta Bini Ku Un Areglo 30/70 N...

WILLEMSTAD -- Riba proposishon di Minister Balborda, Konseho di Minister a akordá e areglo 30/70 pa áreanan di turista i residensia permanente.

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  • Climate Policy Goes Hand-In-Hand With Water Policy
    Climate Policy Goes Hand-In-Hand With Water Policy

    PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad (IPS) -- Concerned that climate change could lead to an intensification of the global hydrological cycle, Caribbean stakeholders are working to ensure it is included in the region’s plans for Integrated Water Resources Management (IWRM).

    Thursday, 28 August 2014
  • DTOP Anuncia Desvíos De Tránsito Por Eventos Deportivos Y Recreativos Durante El Fin De Semana

    SAN JUAN (DTOP) -- El Departamento de Transportación y Obras Públicas (DTOP) informa que durante este fin de semana se llevarán a cabo diferentes eventos deportivos y recreativos por los cuales será necesario desviar el tránsito en varias carreteras de la Isla.

    Thursday, 28 August 2014
  • Police To Meet West Bayers Over Crime-Fight

    GEORGE TOWN, Grand Cayman (CNS) -- In the wake of a disturbing amount of what appear to have been drive by shootings at several homes and businesses in the district this past weekend the police will be meeting members of the West Bay community tomorrow night.

    Thursday, 28 August 2014
  • Cops Encourage Owners To Increase Boat Security

    GEORGE TOWN, Grand Cayman (CNS) -- The RCIPS is warning owners to secure their boats against opportunists who are looking to steal boats to take offshore to another country, or to use for their own escape from prosecution in the Cayman Islands.

    Thursday, 28 August 2014
  • CoP:Tempura Not Truth V Lies

    GEORGE TOWN, Grand Cayman (CNS) -- The questions surrounding who knew what, when, in the endless saga of Operation Tempura may never be answered as the police commissioner points out many of the questions over what happened relate to interpretation.

    Thursday, 28 August 2014
  • Official App Gives Up To The Minute Local Weather
    Official App Gives Up To The Minute Local Weather

    EORGE TOWN, Grand Cayman (CNS) -- The Cayman Islands National weather service has launched a new free-to-download mobile app with a simple interface giving up-to-the-minute updates on weather throughout the day.

    Thursday, 28 August 2014
  • Cruise Anchor Hits Reef
    Cruise Anchor Hits Reef

    GEORGE TOWN, Grand Cayman (CNS) -- The poor positioning of a cruise ship which arrived in George Town on Wednesday led to an anchor being dropped on the reef, which local divers say is happening all too frequently.

    Thursday, 28 August 2014
  • Governor John S. Duncan, OBE Visits Virgin Gorda
    Governor John S. Duncan, OBE Visits Virgin Gorda

    ROAD TOWN, Tortola (BVIGIS) -- His Excellency the Governor Mr. John S. Duncan, OBE made his first official visit to Virgin Gorda last week.

    Thursday, 28 August 2014
  • Mercado Di Buki Segunda Mano Na Biblioteca San Nicolas
    Mercado Di Buki Segunda Mano Na Biblioteca San Nicolas

    ORANJESTAD (BNA) -- Personeelsraad di Biblioteca Nacional Aruba ta organisa 2 biaha pa aña un mercado di buki segunda mano.

    Thursday, 28 August 2014
  • ADE Conference Aruba Lo Ta Algo Unico Pa Nos Region
    ADE Conference Aruba Lo Ta Algo Unico Pa Nos Region

    ORANJESTAD -- Cuminsando otro siman diaranson dia 3 di September 2014 Aruba lo ta sede di e prome Amsterdam Dance Event (ADE) Conference pafo di Hulanda.

    Thursday, 28 August 2014
  • UoC News

    WILLEMSTAD (UoC) -- De University of Curaçao Dr. Moises da Costa Gomez (UoC) heeft kennis genomen van diverse publicaties in de media dat de verhoging van de collegegelden nog niet officieel is.

    Thursday, 28 August 2014
  • UoC News

    WILLEMSTAD (UoC) -- Universidat di Kòrsou Dr. Moises da Costa Gomez (UoC) a tuma nota di diferente publikashon den media ku ta indiká ku supuestamente e subida di collegegeld no ta ofisial ainda.

    Thursday, 28 August 2014
  • Minister Balborda Ta Bini  Ku Un Areglo 30/70 Nobo Pa Stimulá Desaroyo Ekonomiko
    Minister Balborda Ta Bini Ku Un Areglo 30/70 Nobo Pa Stimulá Desaroyo Ekonomiko

    WILLEMSTAD -- Riba proposishon di Minister Balborda, Konseho di Minister a akordá e areglo 30/70 pa áreanan di turista i residensia permanente.

    Thursday, 28 August 2014
  • DTOP Informa Cierres Temporales En Vías Principales En Zona Metro

    SAN JUAN (DTOP) -- El Departamento de Transportación y Obras Públicas anuncia el cierre temporero de la rampa que va del Teodoro Moscoso hacia la PR-8 (Ramal 8).

    Thursday, 28 August 2014
  • Bomberos Logran Extinguir Fuego Forestal En Toa Baja

    TOA BAJA -- Un incendio forestal en un área de mangles donde se acostumbra a cazar jueyes pudo ser extinguido por bomberos de Toa Baja, Dorado, Bayamón y San Juan junto a personal de la Oficina Municipal de Manejo de Emergencias de Toa Baja.

    Thursday, 28 August 2014
  • Minister De Meza No Kier Bisa Cu Coriente Ta Subi Pa Paga Parke Di Molina Na Urirama
    Minister De Meza No Kier Bisa Cu Coriente Ta Subi Pa Paga Parke Di Molina Na Urirama

    ORANJESTAD (MEP) -- Den e dianan aki Minister De Meza ta purbando di tur manera pa convence Pueblo di Aruba pa acepta cu prijs di coriente ta bay subi entrante prome di oktober 2014.

    Thursday, 28 August 2014
  • The Casino Na Radisson Ta Ofrece Un Tremendo Mescla Di Promocion Dibertido
    The Casino Na Radisson Ta Ofrece Un Tremendo Mescla Di Promocion Dibertido

    PALM BEACH -- Tur fin di siman na The Casino na Radisson ta dedica na Bingo, cual ta wordo hunga riba diasabra y diadomingo, cuminsando pa 1pm, pa solamente $6 pa carchi, cu miles di dollar na premio di cash y un jackpot progresivo gigantesco di bingo, obtenibel pa solamente $1.

    Thursday, 28 August 2014
  • Zakito District Cooling -A Highly Reliable And Cost Effective Sustainable Source
    Zakito District Cooling -A Highly Reliable And Cost Effective Sustainable Source

    WILLEMSTAD -- Ecopower International, een lokale duurzame energie bedrijf, is al geruime tijd bezig met de ontwikkeling van het Zakito Deep Seawater District Cooling project (ook wel bekend als SWAC).

    Thursday, 28 August 2014
  • St. Maarten Restates Objections To Rutte

    THE HAGUE, Netherlands/PHILIPSBURG, -- The Government of St. Maarten has informed the Kingdom Council of Ministers that it will adopt many of the recommendations by the Wit-Samson Integrity Committee, but not without reiterating its objections to the way The Hague imposed an integrity audit via the governor of St. Maarten and the "continued blurring of norms on the Kingdom level."

    Thursday, 28 August 2014
  • Windy With A Band Of Showers As Cristobal Makes Its Pass
    Windy With A Band Of Showers As Cristobal Makes Its Pass

    HAMILTON (BWS | 05:30AM) -- Hurricane Cristobal makes its closest approach over 200 nm to our northwest this morning, with very strong southwest winds, storm-force gusts, isolated showers and a risk of morning thunder.

    Thursday, 28 August 2014

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  • Zakito District Cooling -A Highly Reliable And Cost Effective Sustainable Source
    Zakito District Cooling -A Highly Reliable And Cost Effective Sustainable Source

    WILLEMSTAD -- Ecopower International, een lokale duurzame energie bedrijf, is al geruime tijd bezig met de ontwikkeling van het Zakito Deep Seawater District Cooling project (ook wel bekend als SWAC).

    Thursday, 28 August 2014
  • Windy With A Band Of Showers As Cristobal Makes Its Pass
    Windy With A Band Of Showers As Cristobal Makes Its Pass

    HAMILTON (BWS | 05:30AM) -- Hurricane Cristobal makes its closest approach over 200 nm to our northwest this morning, with very strong southwest winds, storm-force gusts, isolated showers and a risk of morning thunder.

    Thursday, 28 August 2014
  • Who Will Write Today's Caribbean's History

    LONDON, England -- As far as I can determine, few if any of the current group of Caribbean Prime Ministers, or opposition leaders keeps a diary recording events and conversations of importance.

    Saturday, 23 August 2014
  • Kamla Is Right: Joint Caribbean Action Vital To Ensure No Health Crisis
    Kamla Is Right: Joint Caribbean Action Vital To Ensure No Health Crisis

    LONDON, England -- Trinidad and Tobago’s Prime Minister, Kamla Persad-Bissessar, is right to have called for a special meeting of leaders of the 15-nation Caribbean Community (CARICOM) “to take pre-emptive measures to ensure the safety, health and well-being of millions of citizens of the Caribbean region” in relation to the Chikungunya and Ebola diseases.

    Saturday, 23 August 2014
  • LACNIC Caribbean 6 - CaribNog 8 -The Internet Event Held In The Caribbean
    LACNIC Caribbean 6 - CaribNog 8 -The Internet Event Held In The Caribbean

    MONTEVIDEO, Uruguay (LACNIC) -- The Hilton Curaçao Resort Hotel will host the upcoming LACNIC Caribbean 6 - CaribNOG 8 meeting, which will be held from 29 September to 3 October in Willemstad, Curaçao.

    Friday, 22 August 2014
  • Barbuda Overhauls Reef And Fisheries Management For Sustainability
    Barbuda Overhauls Reef And Fisheries Management For Sustainability

    CODRINGTON, Barbuda -- The Barbuda Council signed into law today a sweeping set of new ocean management regulations that zone their coastal waters, strengthen fisheries management, and establish a network of marine sanctuaries.

    Monday, 18 August 2014
  • Canals And The Caribbean
    Canals And The Caribbean

    LONDON, England -- On August 15 Panama celebrated one hundred years of operation of its canal.

    Sunday, 17 August 2014
  • Organisadónan Di Curaçao North Sea Jazz Festival 2014 Ta Kla Pa ‘Rumble’
    Organisadónan Di Curaçao North Sea Jazz Festival 2014 Ta Kla Pa ‘Rumble’

    WILLEMSTAD (CSN) -- Faltando apenas dos siman pa e di sinku edishon di Curaçao North Sea Jazz Festival, organisadónan di e festival a informá  ku tur preparashon ta riba skema i ku di nan parti nan ta ‘Ready To Rumble’.

    Thursday, 14 August 2014
  • RBC Caribbean Economic Report -July 2014
    RBC Caribbean Economic Report -July 2014

    PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad (RBC) -- Caribbean slips on 2014 UN Human Development Index -In 2013, Cuba retained the highest ranking on the UN’s HDI in the Caribbean, holding the 44th highest level of Human Development globally since 2012.

    Sunday, 10 August 2014
  • A Champion For The Caribbean

    LONDON, England -- On May 7th, 2015 Britain will hold a general election. Under the terms of its Fixed Term Parliament Act, this date, which forms a part of the agreement that established the coalition government, may not be varied other than by new legislation.

    Saturday, 09 August 2014
  • No Caribbean Appetite For A Rum Fight
    No Caribbean Appetite For A Rum Fight

    LONDON, England -- It is alarming that Barbados’ Ambassador to the United States, John Beale, has publicly stated that CARICOM (the 15-nation Caribbean Community) is “inactive” and needs to take a position on the issue of Caribbean rums being wiped-out of the US market.

    Saturday, 09 August 2014
  • Caribbean Tourism Prepares For Major Change
    Caribbean Tourism Prepares For Major Change

    BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (CTO) -- Caribbean and global tourism thought leaders gather in St. Thomas, US Virgin Islands next month to discuss and devise strategies to position Caribbean tourism for major change.

    Friday, 08 August 2014
  • NOAA’s Updated Atlantic Hurricane Season Outlook Calls For An Increased Chance Of A Below-Normal Season
    NOAA’s Updated Atlantic Hurricane Season Outlook Calls For An Increased Chance Of A Below-Normal Season

    WASHINGTON, DC, U.S.A. (NOAA) -- Forecasters with NOAA’s Climate Prediction Center raised the likelihood for a below-normal season in today’s update to the Atlantic Hurricane Season Outlook.

    Thursday, 07 August 2014
  • La Guadeloupe Accueille Son Premier Startup Weekend
    La Guadeloupe Accueille Son Premier Startup Weekend

    BASSE-TERRE -- C’est le 26 Septembre prochain que la Guadeloupe accueillera son tout premier Startup Weekend !

    Saturday, 02 August 2014
  • From The Ashes Of The Commonwealth Business Council, A Bankable Institution?

    2014-0802-car-sanders-cbc-logo-220LONDON, England -- Amid the success of the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games in Scotland, there has been a troubling development for the Commonwealth.

    Saturday, 02 August 2014

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  • Who Will Write Today's Caribbean's History

    LONDON, England -- As far as I can determine, few if any of the current group of Caribbean Prime Ministers, or opposition leaders keeps a diary recording events and conversations of importance.

    Saturday, 23 August 2014
  • Kamla Is Right: Joint Caribbean Action Vital To Ensure No Health Crisis
    Kamla Is Right: Joint Caribbean Action Vital To Ensure No Health Crisis

    LONDON, England -- Trinidad and Tobago’s Prime Minister, Kamla Persad-Bissessar, is right to have called for a special meeting of leaders of the 15-nation Caribbean Community (CARICOM) “to take pre-emptive measures to ensure the safety, health and well-being of millions of citizens of the Caribbean region” in relation to the Chikungunya and Ebola diseases.

    Saturday, 23 August 2014
  • Special Outlook Issued To Discuss Results Of Aircraft Reconnaissance Mission
    Special Outlook Issued To Discuss Results Of Aircraft Reconnaissance Mission

    MIAMI, FL, U.S.A. (NHC | 04:50PM) -- An Air Force Reserve Hurricane Hunter aircraft is continuing to investigate the area of disturbed weather moving over and north of Puerto Rico and Hispaniola.

    Friday, 22 August 2014
  • Special Tropical Weather Outlook
    Special Tropical Weather Outlook

    MIAMI, FL, U.S.A. (NHC | 04:00PM) -- Data from an Air Force Reserve Hurricane Hunter aircraft indicate that the circulation associated with the small low pressure area approaching the Leeward Islands is poorly defined.

    Thursday, 21 August 2014
  • Too Soon To Say A Gulf Coast Hurricane But Development Possible In Caribbean
    Too Soon To Say A Gulf Coast Hurricane But Development Possible In Caribbean

    STATE COLLEGE, PA, U.S.A. (AccuWeather | Aug. 20, 09:12PM) -- While it is too early to say for sure that a hurricane will hit the Gulf coast before the end of August, there may be a threat for the United States and Caribbean islands from the Atlantic in the coming days.

    Thursday, 21 August 2014
  • Canals And The Caribbean
    Canals And The Caribbean

    LONDON, England -- On August 15 Panama celebrated one hundred years of operation of its canal.

    Sunday, 17 August 2014
  • Scotland’s Independence: Should The Commonwealth Caribbean Care?
    Scotland’s Independence: Should The Commonwealth Caribbean Care?

    LONDON, England -- On September 18, the electorate in Scotland will vote in a referendum to decide if Scotland should be independent of the United Kingdom (UK).

    Sunday, 17 August 2014
  • Ya Está Disponible En Internet Nueva Edición De Revista CEPAL

    VITACURA, Santiago, Chile (CEPAL) -- Desde hoy se encuentra disponible en internet una nueva edición de Revista CEPAL, principal publicación académica de la Comisión Económica para América Latina y el Caribe, que incluye 10 artículos de destacados especialistas sobre diversos temas de la problemática económica y social de varios países de la región.

    Wednesday, 13 August 2014
  • A Champion For The Caribbean

    LONDON, England -- On May 7th, 2015 Britain will hold a general election. Under the terms of its Fixed Term Parliament Act, this date, which forms a part of the agreement that established the coalition government, may not be varied other than by new legislation.

    Saturday, 09 August 2014
  • No Caribbean Appetite For A Rum Fight
    No Caribbean Appetite For A Rum Fight

    LONDON, England -- It is alarming that Barbados’ Ambassador to the United States, John Beale, has publicly stated that CARICOM (the 15-nation Caribbean Community) is “inactive” and needs to take a position on the issue of Caribbean rums being wiped-out of the US market.

    Saturday, 09 August 2014
  • CaribbeanTales Film Festival 2014 shines spotlight on regional talent
    CaribbeanTales Film Festival 2014 shines spotlight on regional talent

    TORONTO, Ontario, Canada -- The successful and highly respected CaribbeanTales International Film Festival (CTFF) celebrates its 9th annual edition in 2014.

    Friday, 08 August 2014
  • NOAA’s Updated Atlantic Hurricane Season Outlook Calls For An Increased Chance Of A Below-Normal Season
    NOAA’s Updated Atlantic Hurricane Season Outlook Calls For An Increased Chance Of A Below-Normal Season

    WASHINGTON, DC, U.S.A. (NOAA) -- Forecasters with NOAA’s Climate Prediction Center raised the likelihood for a below-normal season in today’s update to the Atlantic Hurricane Season Outlook.

    Thursday, 07 August 2014
  • CEPAL Baja A 2,2% Pronóstico De Crecimiento De La Región En 2014

    VITACURA, Santiago, Chile (CEPAL) -- Las economías de América Latina y el Caribe crecerán en promedio 2,2% en 2014, a causa de la debilidad de la demanda externa, un bajo dinamismo de la demanda interna, insuficiente inversión y un limitado espacio para la implementación de políticas que impulsen la reactivación, anunció hoy el organismo.

    Monday, 04 August 2014
  • ECLAC Lowers Growth Forecast For The Region In 2014 To 2,2%

    VITACURA, Santiago, Chile (ECLAC) -- ECLAC revised its projections for Latin American and Caribbean economies, which will experience average growth of 2.2% in 2014, affected by the weakness in external demand, less dynamic domestic demand, insufficient investment, and limited room for implementing policies to spur an upturn, the organization announced today.

    Monday, 04 August 2014
  • The WTO Process Fails Again

    2014-0802-gcar-wto-logo-220LONDON, England -- Geneva, a city that hosts many international organisations, is an attractive place.

    Saturday, 02 August 2014

RC

Latest Regional Caribbean News

  • Climate Policy Goes Hand-In-Hand With Water Policy
    Climate Policy Goes Hand-In-Hand With Water Policy

    PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad (IPS) -- Concerned that climate change could lead to an intensification of the global hydrological cycle, Caribbean stakeholders are working to ensure it is included in the region’s plans for Integrated Water Resources Management (IWRM).

    Thursday, 28 August 2014
  • Season One Of HBO’s “The Leftovers” Comes To An End

    MIAMI, FL, U.S.A. (HBO) -- The HBO original drama series The Leftovers wraps up its first season with the episode titled “The Prodigal Son Returns,” premiering one week after the originally scheduled date, on Sunday, September 7th in the Caribbean, simultaneously with the United States.

    Wednesday, 27 August 2014
  • HBO Offers A Month Of Thrills With Its September Movie Lineup In The Caribbean

    MIAMI, FL, U.S.A. (HBO) -- No other channel brings viewers more of the excitement and adrenaline rush of the biggest Hollywood hits than HBO, offering subscribers in the Caribbean a new film every Saturday during the month September at 22:00 hrs AST*.

    Tuesday, 26 August 2014
  • Los Más Pequeños También Sufren El Cambio Climático En El Caribe
    Los Más Pequeños También Sufren El Cambio Climático En El Caribe

    CASTRIES, Santa Lucía (IPS) -- Al diseñar las estrategias para lidiar con el cambio climático es común olvidarse de las niñas y los niños, a pesar de que tienen menos recursos para defenderse en situaciones problemáticas.

    Monday, 25 August 2014
  • UNSIDS Conference outcome important for CARICOM

    TURKEYEN, Greater Georgetown, Guyana (CARICOM) -- The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) is viewing the Third International Meeting on Small Island Developing States (UNSIDS) in Apia, Samoa, 1-4 September, 2014 as an important opportunity to engage the international community on the development challenges facing the Region.

    Sunday, 24 August 2014
  • Tropical Disturbance Becomes A Tropical Depression Near Hispaniola
    Tropical Disturbance Becomes A Tropical Depression Near Hispaniola

    ATLANTA, GA, U.S.A. (TWCC | 05:30PM EDT) -- A tropical disturbance near Hispaniola has finally gained a center of circulation, and as of the 5 p.m. Eastern advisory, the National Hurricane Center has upgraded the disturbance to a tropical depression.

    Saturday, 23 August 2014
  • Who Will Write Today's Caribbean's History

    LONDON, England -- As far as I can determine, few if any of the current group of Caribbean Prime Ministers, or opposition leaders keeps a diary recording events and conversations of importance.

    Saturday, 23 August 2014
  • Kamla Is Right: Joint Caribbean Action Vital To Ensure No Health Crisis
    Kamla Is Right: Joint Caribbean Action Vital To Ensure No Health Crisis

    LONDON, England -- Trinidad and Tobago’s Prime Minister, Kamla Persad-Bissessar, is right to have called for a special meeting of leaders of the 15-nation Caribbean Community (CARICOM) “to take pre-emptive measures to ensure the safety, health and well-being of millions of citizens of the Caribbean region” in relation to the Chikungunya and Ebola diseases.

    Saturday, 23 August 2014
  • OAS Organizes Workshop To Review Sustainable Energy Initiatives In The Caribbean

    WASHINGTON, DC, U.S.A. (OAS) -- Representatives of regional and global development partners in the energy sector of the Caribbean are today meeting with senior energy officials from Caribbean countries in a regional workshop organized by the Organization of American States (OAS) in Saint Lucia aimed at strengthening the effectiveness of donor interventions in the region.

    Wednesday, 20 August 2014
  • OEA Organiza Taller Para Revisar Iniciativas De Energía Sostenible En El Caribe

    WASHINGTON, DC, U.S.A. (OEA) -- Representantes de organizaciones asociadas a nivel regional y mundial del sector de la energía del Caribe se reúnen hoy con altos funcionarios del sector en el marco del taller regional organizado por la Organización de los Estados Americanos (OEA) en Santa Lucía que busca fortalecer la eficacia de las intervenciones de los donantes en la región.

    Wednesday, 20 August 2014
  • Caribe Insular Esperanzado Con Cumbre Climática De Samoa
    Caribe Insular Esperanzado Con Cumbre Climática De Samoa

    ST JOHN’S, Antigua (IPS) -- En el marco de los diversos desafíos que plantea el cambio climático, la conferencia internacional que se realizará en septiembre en Samoa es una oportunidad para que los pequeños estados insulares en desarrollo del Caribe cambien el curso de los acontecimientos.

    Wednesday, 20 August 2014
  • Remarks by Philip McClauren At the Opening Ceremony for the Barbados Consultation On the CARICOM Rapid Alert System on the Exchange of Information on Dangerous (non-food) Consumer Goods (CARREX).

    TURKEYEN, Greater Georgetown, Guyana (CARICOM) -- Salutation! I bring greetings from the CARICOM Secretary General.

    Tuesday, 19 August 2014
  • Canals And The Caribbean
    Canals And The Caribbean

    LONDON, England -- On August 15 Panama celebrated one hundred years of operation of its canal.

    Sunday, 17 August 2014
  • Scotland’s Independence: Should The Commonwealth Caribbean Care?
    Scotland’s Independence: Should The Commonwealth Caribbean Care?

    LONDON, England -- On September 18, the electorate in Scotland will vote in a referendum to decide if Scotland should be independent of the United Kingdom (UK).

    Sunday, 17 August 2014
  • CARICOM Moves to Harmonize Business Rules in CSME

    TURKEYEN, Greater Georgetown, Guyana (CARICOM) -- The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) has started work towards creating a harmonized framework within which companies and other businesses can be established and operate in the CARICOM Single Market and Economy (CSME).

    Friday, 15 August 2014

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Latest Dutch Caribbean News

  • Mercado Di Buki Segunda Mano Na Biblioteca San Nicolas
    Mercado Di Buki Segunda Mano Na Biblioteca San Nicolas

    ORANJESTAD (BNA) -- Personeelsraad di Biblioteca Nacional Aruba ta organisa 2 biaha pa aña un mercado di buki segunda mano.

    Thursday, 28 August 2014
  • ADE Conference Aruba Lo Ta Algo Unico Pa Nos Region
    ADE Conference Aruba Lo Ta Algo Unico Pa Nos Region

    ORANJESTAD -- Cuminsando otro siman diaranson dia 3 di September 2014 Aruba lo ta sede di e prome Amsterdam Dance Event (ADE) Conference pafo di Hulanda.

    Thursday, 28 August 2014
  • UoC News

    WILLEMSTAD (UoC) -- De University of Curaçao Dr. Moises da Costa Gomez (UoC) heeft kennis genomen van diverse publicaties in de media dat de verhoging van de collegegelden nog niet officieel is.

    Thursday, 28 August 2014
  • UoC News

    WILLEMSTAD (UoC) -- Universidat di Kòrsou Dr. Moises da Costa Gomez (UoC) a tuma nota di diferente publikashon den media ku ta indiká ku supuestamente e subida di collegegeld no ta ofisial ainda.

    Thursday, 28 August 2014
  • Minister Balborda Ta Bini  Ku Un Areglo 30/70 Nobo Pa Stimulá Desaroyo Ekonomiko
    Minister Balborda Ta Bini Ku Un Areglo 30/70 Nobo Pa Stimulá Desaroyo Ekonomiko

    WILLEMSTAD -- Riba proposishon di Minister Balborda, Konseho di Minister a akordá e areglo 30/70 pa áreanan di turista i residensia permanente.

    Thursday, 28 August 2014
  • Minister De Meza No Kier Bisa Cu Coriente Ta Subi Pa Paga Parke Di Molina Na Urirama
    Minister De Meza No Kier Bisa Cu Coriente Ta Subi Pa Paga Parke Di Molina Na Urirama

    ORANJESTAD (MEP) -- Den e dianan aki Minister De Meza ta purbando di tur manera pa convence Pueblo di Aruba pa acepta cu prijs di coriente ta bay subi entrante prome di oktober 2014.

    Thursday, 28 August 2014
  • The Casino Na Radisson Ta Ofrece Un Tremendo Mescla Di Promocion Dibertido
    The Casino Na Radisson Ta Ofrece Un Tremendo Mescla Di Promocion Dibertido

    PALM BEACH -- Tur fin di siman na The Casino na Radisson ta dedica na Bingo, cual ta wordo hunga riba diasabra y diadomingo, cuminsando pa 1pm, pa solamente $6 pa carchi, cu miles di dollar na premio di cash y un jackpot progresivo gigantesco di bingo, obtenibel pa solamente $1.

    Thursday, 28 August 2014
  • Zakito District Cooling -A Highly Reliable And Cost Effective Sustainable Source
    Zakito District Cooling -A Highly Reliable And Cost Effective Sustainable Source

    WILLEMSTAD -- Ecopower International, een lokale duurzame energie bedrijf, is al geruime tijd bezig met de ontwikkeling van het Zakito Deep Seawater District Cooling project (ook wel bekend als SWAC).

    Thursday, 28 August 2014
  • St. Maarten Restates Objections To Rutte

    THE HAGUE, Netherlands/PHILIPSBURG, -- The Government of St. Maarten has informed the Kingdom Council of Ministers that it will adopt many of the recommendations by the Wit-Samson Integrity Committee, but not without reiterating its objections to the way The Hague imposed an integrity audit via the governor of St. Maarten and the "continued blurring of norms on the Kingdom level."

    Thursday, 28 August 2014
  • Construction Worker Dies From Fall In Elevator Shaft

    2014-0828-sx-tdh-construction-worker-dies-in-elevator-shaftMAHO -- The construction sector and Haitian community were plunged into mourning Wednesday when Haitian mason Dieucel Bosse (54) succumbed to injuries sustained when he toppled into an empty elevator shaft at the former Ocean Terrace building, currently under renovation at Sonesta Maho Beach Resort.

    Thursday, 28 August 2014
  • Caribbean Sex Workers To Receive Training In Guyana

    2014-0827-sx-tdh-sex-workers-training-in-guyanaGEORGETOWN, Guyana -- Over a dozen Sex Workers from several regional countries are getting set to travel to Guyana in October where a meeting of Sex Workers from across the Caribbean will take place.

    Thursday, 28 August 2014
  • Severe Drought Forces Jamaica To Adopt New Strategies For Start Of School Term

    2014-0827-sx-tdh-severe-drought-in-jmKINGSTON, Jamaica -- Jamaica, suffering from a prolonged dry spell that has affected a number of institutions, says it will adopt new measures to ensure that students returning to school next week for the new academic term are not severely hampered by the lack of water.

    Thursday, 28 August 2014
  • NAPB Says Failure To Ratify Police Structure Has Resulted In Instability

    PHILIPSBURG -- The failure of government to ratify and introduce the new police structure almost four years since St. Maarten assumed its new constitutional structure has resulted in "instability, unrest and infighting" between personnel in the Police Force, says NAPB police union president Ethelwoldus Josepha.

    Thursday, 28 August 2014
  • Don’t Forget Us, Say Fire Victims

    2014-0827-sx-tdh-fire-victimsST. PETERS -- Victims of the St. Peters fire are struggling to get their lives back in order.

    Thursday, 28 August 2014
  • US Party Candidates Call Voters ‘To Make A Change’

    2014-0827-USParty-candidatesCUL DE SAC -- Voters were urged to head to the polls on Friday and make a change by voting for the United St. Maarten Party, headed by independent Member of Parliament Frans Richardson.

    Thursday, 28 August 2014

FC

Latest French Caribbean News

  • La Guadeloupe Accueille Son Premier Startup Weekend
    La Guadeloupe Accueille Son Premier Startup Weekend

    BASSE-TERRE -- C’est le 26 Septembre prochain que la Guadeloupe accueillera son tout premier Startup Weekend !

    Saturday, 02 August 2014
  • Copa Airlines Annonce 5 Vols Par Semaine A Partir De Décembre
    Copa Airlines Annonce 5 Vols Par Semaine A Partir De Décembre

    MARIGOT -- La Directrice de l’Office de Tourisme de Saint-Martin, Silviane John, félicite ses homologues de Sint-Maarten et d’Anguille après l’annonce de Copa Airlines le week end dernier qui va augmenter la fréquence de ses vols entre Panama City et Saint-Martin de 2 à 4 par semaine pour finalement proposer 5 vols par semaine à compter du mois de décembre 2014.

    Thursday, 31 July 2014
  • On Behalf Of Martinique Regional Council President Serge Letchimy, Martinique Tourism Authority Commissioner Karine Roy-Camille Visits The United Nations
    On Behalf Of Martinique Regional Council President Serge Letchimy, Martinique Tourism Authority Commissioner Karine Roy-Camille Visits The United Nations

    NEW YORK, NY, U.S.A. -- On behalf of Martinique Regional Council President Serge Letchimy, Martinique Tourism Authority Commissioner Karine Roy-Camille made an official visit to the United Nations June 5-7 to contribute to the Permanent Memorial in Honor of the Victims of Slavery and the Transatlantic Slave Trade.

    Wednesday, 18 June 2014
  • 4e Edition De l’Open Saint-François -Région Guadeloupe
    4e Edition De l’Open Saint-François -Région Guadeloupe

    BASSE-TERRE -- La collectivité régionale est très fière de s’associer pour la deuxième fois à l’Open de golf de Saint-François-Région Guadeloupe, le plus grand tournoi professionnel international de la discipline dans toute la Caraïbe, qui se déroulera du 29 au 31 mai 2014 au golf international de Saint-François.

    Tuesday, 27 May 2014
  • VIe Sommet Des Chefs d’Etats Et De Gouvernements De l’Association Des Etats De La Caraïbe

    BASSE-TERRE -- Suite à l’adhésion officielle de la Guadeloupe à l’Association des Etats de la Caraïbe (AEC) en qualité de membre associé en son nom propre, la Région Guadeloupe participera au VIe Sommet des Chefs d’Etats et de Gouvernements de l’AEC, le.premier auquel prendra part notre territoire en tant que membre associé.

    Monday, 28 April 2014
  • Get A Weekly Peek At Island Wildlife
    Get A Weekly Peek At Island Wildlife

    GRAND CASE, Saint Martin -- Residents and tourists of all ages are invited to learn a little about island wildlife every week, at the booth hosted by the Les Fruits de Mer Association at the Mardis de Grand Case street fair each Tuesday. 

    Monday, 10 March 2014
  • Yacht Agent Yacht Assistance® Represented In Florida At Fort Lauderdale

    MARIGOT -- Yacht Assistance® / Maritime Services, a ship and yacht agency with headquarters in St.Martin-St.Maarten in the Caribbean announced that as from February 10, 2014 they also have a representation in Fort Lauderdale in addition to the many Caribbean Islands, the Mediterranean and other parts of the world.

    Friday, 14 February 2014
  • La Gran Tarea De Salvar A La Pequeña Martinica
    La Gran Tarea De Salvar A La Pequeña Martinica

    FORT-DE-FRANCE (IPS) -- Sánchez es un pequeño y central distrito comercial en Pequeña Martinica, la diminuta isla que forma parte del estado de Granada y que corre el riesgo de volverse aún más diminuta.

    Thursday, 06 February 2014
  • Saving The Tiny Island Of Petite Martinique
    Saving The Tiny Island Of Petite Martinique

    FORT-DE-FRANCE (IPS) -- Sanchez is a small central business district in Petite Martinique, the tiny island that forms part of the tri-nation state of Grenada, Carriacou and Petite Martinique.

    Wednesday, 05 February 2014
  • Sail Training Vessel WYLDE SWAN Sailing In St. Martin
    Sail Training Vessel WYLDE SWAN Sailing In St. Martin

    MARIGOT (CSTA) -- The Dutch sail training vessel WYLDE SWAN, which is the largest two mast top sail schooner in the world, has sailed on Wednesday January 22, 2014 from the Port of Galisbay Marigot with approx.

    Thursday, 23 January 2014
  • Tour De Martinique: Bertrand De Broc Race Ambassador, 15-16 February 2014
    Tour De Martinique: Bertrand De Broc Race Ambassador, 15-16 February 2014

    PARIS, France -- The 2014 Tour de Martinique race was officially presented by the Association Ven Dan Vwèl 972 at the Paris boat show on Saturday, 7th of July with the event ambassador Bertrand de Broc, who has just returned from the Transat Jacques Vabre race.

    Sunday, 08 December 2013
  • Caribbean Energy Transition In The Spotlight In Martinique

    FORT-DE-FRANCE -- The first Caribbean conference on energy transition (CTEC 2013) held last week in Martinique (October 22 and 23) has been hailed a success.

    Saturday, 02 November 2013
  • Guadeloupe Port Caraïbes Wins CSA Award
    Guadeloupe Port Caraïbes Wins CSA Award

    POINTE-À-PITRE -- Guadeloupe Port Caraïbes wins the Ludlow Stewart Award for best multi-purpose terminal at the Caribbean Shipping Association‘s 43rd Annual General Meeting in Panama City, where more than 300 shipping executives from across the Americas attended.

    Tuesday, 22 October 2013
  • Guadeloupe Port Caraïbes Reçoit Le Prix «Meilleur Port Multi-Usages De La Caraïbe 2012»
    Guadeloupe Port Caraïbes Reçoit Le Prix «Meilleur Port Multi-Usages De La Caraïbe 2012»

    POINTE-À-PITRE -- Au cours de la 43ème Assemblée Générale de la Caribbean Shipping Association (C.S.A.) qui s’est tenue du 7 au 9 octobre 2013 à Panama, les 350 représentants du monde du shipping, de la Caraïbe et de la zone Amérique centrale ont mené les réflexions sur la prochaine ouverture (fin 2015) du 3ème jeu d’écluses du Canal de Panama qui permettra le passage de navires de plus de 6000 TEUS.

    Tuesday, 22 October 2013
  • Guadeloupe Islands Tourist Board Unveils New Destination Specialist Training Program For North American Travel Advisors
    Guadeloupe Islands Tourist Board Unveils New Destination Specialist Training Program For North American Travel Advisors

    NEW YORK, NY, U.S.A. -- Guadeloupe Islands Tourist Board has unveiled a fully integrated multi-media Destination Guadeloupe Islands Specialist training program targeted at North American travel advisors.

    Friday, 11 October 2013

HC

Latest Hispanic Caribbean News

  • DTOP Anuncia Desvíos De Tránsito Por Eventos Deportivos Y Recreativos Durante El Fin De Semana

    SAN JUAN (DTOP) -- El Departamento de Transportación y Obras Públicas (DTOP) informa que durante este fin de semana se llevarán a cabo diferentes eventos deportivos y recreativos por los cuales será necesario desviar el tránsito en varias carreteras de la Isla.

    Thursday, 28 August 2014
  • DTOP Informa Cierres Temporales En Vías Principales En Zona Metro

    SAN JUAN (DTOP) -- El Departamento de Transportación y Obras Públicas anuncia el cierre temporero de la rampa que va del Teodoro Moscoso hacia la PR-8 (Ramal 8).

    Thursday, 28 August 2014
  • Bomberos Logran Extinguir Fuego Forestal En Toa Baja

    TOA BAJA -- Un incendio forestal en un área de mangles donde se acostumbra a cazar jueyes pudo ser extinguido por bomberos de Toa Baja, Dorado, Bayamón y San Juan junto a personal de la Oficina Municipal de Manejo de Emergencias de Toa Baja.

    Thursday, 28 August 2014
  • Sindicatos De Corporaciones Públicas Continúan Firmando Acuerdos

    SAN JUAN (La Fortaleza0 -- La Autoridad de Edificios Públicos y sus respectivos sindicatos –la Unión Independiente de Empleados de la Autoridad de Edificios Públicos y la Unión de Empleados de Oficina y Profesionales de la Autoridad de Edificios Públicos– más la Corporación de Puerto Rico para la Difusión Pública (WIPR) junto a la Unión General de Trabajadores se unieron al grupo de corporaciones públicas que han firmado y ratificado acuerdos en virtud a la Ley de Sostenibilidad Fiscal informó hoy la secretaria de la Gobernación, Ingrid Vila Biaggi.

    Wednesday, 27 August 2014
  • Estudiantes, Líderes Comunitarios Y Retirados Toman Charla Sobre Procesos Legislativos

    SAN JUAN (CNM) -- Estudiantes de escuela superior, líderes comunitarios y personas retiradas, entre otras, se capacitaron  el miércoles, en procesos legislativos al tomar una charla coordinada por la Oficina de Participación Ciudadana de la Cámara de Representantes (OPCCR), que ya ha realizado más de 30 eventos de este tipo.

    Wednesday, 27 August 2014
  • Todo Listo Para Foro Científico INTERPHEX

    SAN JUAN (CNM) -- NTERPHEX, la principal fuente para las ciencias avanzadas y manufactura bio-farmacéutica del mundo, anunció el miércoles la celebración del evento regional: INTERPHEX Life Sciences Innovation Week / Puerto Rico 2014  este próximo 16 y 17 de octubre en el Centro de Convenciones,  Pedro Rosselló.

    Wednesday, 27 August 2014
  • Universidad Interamericana Logra Importante Convenio Con La Ciudad De Panamá

    SAN JUAN (CNM) -- El alcalde de la Ciudad de Panamá, José I. Blandón Figueroa y el presidente de la Universidad Interamericana de Puerto Rico (UIPR), el licenciado Manuel J. Fernós firmaron el miércoles, un convenio dirigido a colaborar mutuamente en el desarrollo de proyectos y actividades de interés común.

    Wednesday, 27 August 2014
  • COFIM Recuerda A Los Comerciantes De Los Dieciséis Municipios El Comienzo De La Nueva Ley

    SAN JUAN (CNM) -- La Corporación de Financiamiento Municipal (COFIM) recordó el miércoles, a todos los comerciantes de los municipios que habían delegado al Departamento de Hacienda el recaudo del IVU el comienzo de la nueva ley 19 efectivo el 1 de septiembre de 2014.

    Wednesday, 27 August 2014
  • Comisión De Asuntos Laborales Y Sistemas De Retiro De La Cámara Busca Hacer Compulsorio El Envío Digital Y Expedito De Remesas De Patronos Del Gobierno

    SAN JUAN (CNM) -- La Comisión de Asuntos Laborales y Sistemas de Retiro de la Cámara de Representantes, presidida por Jesús Santa Rodríguez, llevó a cabo el miércoles, una vista pública para atender una medida que dispone que los patronos del gobierno y los municipios envíen la información de las remesas de las retenciones y aportaciones de sus empleados mediante el sistema de informática adoptado por la Administración.

    Wednesday, 27 August 2014
  • Autoridad de Edificios Públicos ratifica acuerdos con las uniones de forma unánime

    SAN JUAN (CNM) -- El director ejecutivo de la Autoridad de Edificios Públicos (AEP), el ingeniero Ángel L. González Carrasquillo, anunció el miércoles, con beneplácito que las negociaciones sostenidas con la Unión Independiente y la Unión de Empleados de Oficina y Profesionales de la corporación que dirige, rindieron frutos y se lograron alcanzar acuerdos favorables para todas las partes.

    Wednesday, 27 August 2014
  • Personal AEE Atiende Avería En Subestación De Humacao

    SAN JUAN (CNM) -- La Autoridad de Energía Eléctrica (AEE) informó el miércoles, que durante la tarde, brigadas de personal técnico de la corporación pública se encuentran atendiendo una avería que ocurrió en la Subestación 2604 de 13Kv, que ubica en el barrio Candelero Arriba de Humacao.

    Wednesday, 27 August 2014
  • Diligencian Órdenes De Allanamiento En Manatí


    MANATÍ (CNM) -- La Policía informó el miércoles, que en horas de la madrugada el inspector Ángel L. Viera Mendoza, director del Cuerpo de Investigaciones Criminales de Arecibo, en conjunto con el Cuerpo de Investigaciones Criminales (CIC) de Arecibo, la División Droga de Arecibo y División Droga de Vega Baja, diligenciaron varias órdenes de allanamiento en el Residencial Villa Evangelina de Manatí.

    Wednesday, 27 August 2014
  • Favorecen Legislación Para Simplificar Los Procesos Para La Obtención De Un Hogar A Precios Asequibles

    SAN JUAN (CNM) -- La Comisión de Vivienda y Desarrollo Urbano realizó el miércoles, su tercera vista pública para analizar una medida que tiene como propósito simplificar y actualizar la fórmula, que se utiliza para establecer el costo de las viviendas que reciben subsidios por programas gubernamentales, para satisfacer la demanda de este tipo de unidades a precios razonables en la Isla.

    Wednesday, 27 August 2014
  • Secretario De Educación No Renunciará A Su Cargo

    SAN JUAN (CNM) -- El secretario de Educación Rafael Román Meléndez reiteró el miércoles, que no se propone dimitir a su cargo tras la controversia generada en torno a los servicios de Educación Especial que desde el inicio de clases, ha plagado su gestión pública.

    Wednesday, 27 August 2014
  • Amid Crisis, Puerto Rico’s Retirees Face Uncertain Future
    Amid Crisis, Puerto Rico’s Retirees Face Uncertain Future

    SAN JUAN (IPS) -- A feeling of insecurity has overtaken broad sectors of Puerto Rican society as the economy worsens, public sector debt spirals out of control, and the island’s creditworthiness is put in doubt.

    Wednesday, 27 August 2014

HT

Latest Haiti News

  • Ayiti-Eleksyon : Pozisyon Depaman Nan Sena A Sou Pwosesis Elektoral La

    WASHINGTON, DC, U.S.A. (VOA) -- Ann Ayiti, amandman lwa elektoral la toujou nan enpas nan Sena a, sitou akoz pozisyon depaman palmantè yo non sèlman sou amandman lwa elektoral la, men tou sou anons 5 senatè ki pwòch pouvwa a fè kote yo menase pou yo bay demisyon yo  pou pèmèt eleksyon dewoule nan fen ane a.

    Wednesday, 27 August 2014
  • Sena A Relanse Yon Envitasyon Bay Direktè Polis Nasyonal La, Godson Orelus

    WASHINGTON, DC, U.S.A. (VOA) -- Direktè Polis Nasyonal  d Ayiti a (PNH), Godson Orelus, ak 2 lòt ofisyèl pat reponn envitasyon komisyon jistis sena repiblik la te voye ba yo pou yo te bay eksplikasyon sou jan plis pase 300 prizonye te fè sove nan prizon sivil Kwadèboukè a dimanch 10 out 2014 la.

    Thursday, 21 August 2014
  • Ayiti-Eleksyon:Gouvènman Ayisyen An Di Eleksyon Toujou Posib Nan Fen Ane 2014 La

    WASHINGTON, DC, U.S.A. (VOA) -- Pierre Michel Brunache, pòtpawòl Premye Minis Laurent Lamothe, ankouraje Konsèy Elektoral Pwovizwa a, prepare l pou òganize eleksyon lejislatif pasyèl yo nan fen 2014 ou nan kòmansman ane 2015 la.

    Wednesday, 20 August 2014
  • Gouvènman Ayisyen An Ankouraje Sena A Amande Lwa Elektoral La
    Gouvènman Ayisyen An Ankouraje Sena A Amande Lwa Elektoral La

    WASHINGTON, DC, U.S.A. (VOA) -- Premye Minis ayisyen an, Laurent Lamothe, ankouraje gwoup 6 senatè yo patisipe nan seyans gran kò a ap fè pou amande lwa elektoral la pou eleksyon ka dewoule nan fen ane a.

    Tuesday, 19 August 2014
  • Ayiti: Jistis: Pwotestasyon Kont Manda Pou Arete Ansyen Prezidan Jb. Aristide
    Ayiti: Jistis: Pwotestasyon Kont Manda Pou Arete Ansyen Prezidan Jb. Aristide

    WASHINGTON, DC, U.S.A. (VOA) -- Kawoutchou t ap boule nan plizyè zòn sou wout Delmas ki relye kapital la Pòtoprens ak Petionvil bonè lendi 18 out la. Pèson pa konnen ki gwoup ki t ap boule kawoutchou yo.

    Tuesday, 19 August 2014
  • Ayiti-Jistis : Manda D'Arè Kont Ansyen Prezidan J. B. Aristide - Reyaksyon

    WASHINGTON, DC, U.S.A. (VOA) -- Moun ki idantifye tèt yo kòm patizan ansyen Prezidan Jean Bertrand Aristide mobilize devan rezidans lidè Pati Fanmi Lavalas la nan Tabarre pou yo anpeche ekzekisyon yon "mandat d'amener" Jij Lamarre Belizaire lanse dèyè li.

    Tuesday, 19 August 2014
  • Jij Lamarre Bélizaire Lanse Yon Manda Darè Kont Jean-Bertrand Aristide
    Jij Lamarre Bélizaire Lanse Yon Manda Darè Kont Jean-Bertrand Aristide

    WASHINGTON, DC, U.S.A. (VOA) -- Ansyen Prezidan Jean Bertrand Aristide pat prezante nan tribinal mèkredi 13 out la pou l reponn kesyon jij Lamarre Belizaire k ap ankete sou dosye koripsyon, blanchiman lajan ak trafik dwòg pandan li t ap dirije peyi a ant 2001 a 2004.

    Friday, 15 August 2014
  • Pwogram 'Futurs Leaders D'Haiti' A Rive Nan Fen Li Nan Washington
    Pwogram 'Futurs Leaders D'Haiti' A Rive Nan Fen Li Nan Washington

    WASHINGTON, DC, U.S.A. (VOA) -- Yon pwogram gouvènman ayisyen an te lanse nan fen mwa jen 2014 la e ki te pèmèt yon gwoup jenn etidyan swiv fòmasyon sou plas nan Washington, ap pran fen.

    Friday, 15 August 2014
  • Concluyó La Reunión De Ministros De Cultura De Las Américas Convocada Por La OEA en Haití

    WASHINGTON, DC, U.S.A. (OEA) -- La VI Reunión Interamericana de Ministros y Máximas Autoridades de Cultura que se centró en "La interdependencia cultural ante la globalización", concluyó hoy en Puerto Principe, Haití, en una ceremonia que contó con la participación de la Ministra de Cultura haitiana, Monique Rocourt, y la Secretaria Ejecutiva para el Desarrollo Integral de la Organización de los Estados Americanos (OEA), Sherry Tross.

    Thursday, 14 August 2014
  • Meeting Of Ministers Of Culture Convened By The OAS Concludes In Haiti

    WASHINGTON, DC, U.S.A. (OAS) -- The VI Inter-American Meeting of Ministers of Culture and Highest Appropriate Authorities, focused on “Cultural Interdependence in the Context of Globalization,” concluded today in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, in a ceremony that featured the participation of the Minister of Culture of Haiti, Monique Rocourt, and the Executive Secretary for Integral Development of the Organization of American States (OAS), Sherry Tross.

    Thursday, 14 August 2014
  • Akò Ant Ayiti Ak Repiblik Dominikèn Pou Lib Sikilasyon Pwodwi 2 Peyi Yo

    WASHINGTON, DC, U.S.A. (VOA) -- Konsèy Siperyè Pouvwa Jidisyè chwazi madame Yolette Mengual pou reprezante l nan Konsèy Elektoral Pwovizwa a nan yon vòt ki te trè sere ant 4 finalis yo.

    Thursday, 14 August 2014
  • Meeting Of Culture Ministers Of The Americas Convened By The OAS Opens In Haiti
    Meeting Of Culture Ministers Of The Americas Convened By The OAS Opens In Haiti

    WASHINGTON, DC, U.S.A. (OAS) -- The VI Inter-American Meeting of Ministers of Culture and Highest Appropriate Authorities, convened by the Organization of American States (OAS), opened this morning in Port au Prince, Haiti, with a ceremony that featured the participation of the President of Haiti, Michel Martelly, and the Assistant Secretary General of the OAS, Albert Ramdin.

    Wednesday, 13 August 2014
  • Inauguran VI Reunión De Ministros De Cultura De Las Américas En Haití
    Inauguran VI Reunión De Ministros De Cultura De Las Américas En Haití

    WASHINGTON, DC, U.S.A. (OEA) -- La VI Reunión Interamericana de Ministros y Máximas Autoridades de Cultura, que organiza la Organización de los Estados Americanos (OEA), comenzó hoy en Puerto Príncipe, Haití, con una ceremonia que contó con la participación del Presidente de Haití, Michel Martelly, y el Secretario General Adjunto de la OEA, Albert Ramdin.

    Wednesday, 13 August 2014
  • Ayiti-Polis: Fijitif Clifford Brandt Retounen Nan Prizon
    Ayiti-Polis: Fijitif Clifford Brandt Retounen Nan Prizon

    WASHINGTON, DC, U.S.A. (VOA) -- Òm dafè Clifford Brandt ak 2 lòt prizonye ki te sove retounen nan selil yo madi 12 out 2014 la apre arestasyon yo sou fwontyè ayisyano-dominiken an.

    Wednesday, 13 August 2014
  • 'Eleksyon Pa Posib Ann Ayiti Ann Oktòb 2014', Daprè Konsèy Elektoral Pwovizwa A

    WASHINGTON, DC, U.S.A. (VOA) -- Konsèy Elektoral Pwovizwa  (KEP a) ekri Prezidan Michèl Martelly yon lèt kote manm KEP di li enposib pou eleksyon lejislatif pasyèl yo dewoule nan dat 26 oktòb 2014 la pou rezon teknik e materyèl. Konseye elektoral yo fè anons sa malgre yon dekrè prezidansyèl te deja konvoke pèp la nan eleksyon pou dat 26 oktòb la.

    Wednesday, 13 August 2014

BVI

Latest British Virgin Islands News

USVI

Latest United States Virgin Islands News

WI

Latest West Indian News

  • Police To Meet West Bayers Over Crime-Fight

    GEORGE TOWN, Grand Cayman (CNS) -- In the wake of a disturbing amount of what appear to have been drive by shootings at several homes and businesses in the district this past weekend the police will be meeting members of the West Bay community tomorrow night.

    Thursday, 28 August 2014
  • Cops Encourage Owners To Increase Boat Security

    GEORGE TOWN, Grand Cayman (CNS) -- The RCIPS is warning owners to secure their boats against opportunists who are looking to steal boats to take offshore to another country, or to use for their own escape from prosecution in the Cayman Islands.

    Thursday, 28 August 2014
  • CoP:Tempura Not Truth V Lies

    GEORGE TOWN, Grand Cayman (CNS) -- The questions surrounding who knew what, when, in the endless saga of Operation Tempura may never be answered as the police commissioner points out many of the questions over what happened relate to interpretation.

    Thursday, 28 August 2014
  • Official App Gives Up To The Minute Local Weather
    Official App Gives Up To The Minute Local Weather

    EORGE TOWN, Grand Cayman (CNS) -- The Cayman Islands National weather service has launched a new free-to-download mobile app with a simple interface giving up-to-the-minute updates on weather throughout the day.

    Thursday, 28 August 2014
  • Cruise Anchor Hits Reef
    Cruise Anchor Hits Reef

    GEORGE TOWN, Grand Cayman (CNS) -- The poor positioning of a cruise ship which arrived in George Town on Wednesday led to an anchor being dropped on the reef, which local divers say is happening all too frequently.

    Thursday, 28 August 2014
  • Windy With A Band Of Showers As Cristobal Makes Its Pass
    Windy With A Band Of Showers As Cristobal Makes Its Pass

    HAMILTON (BWS | 05:30AM) -- Hurricane Cristobal makes its closest approach over 200 nm to our northwest this morning, with very strong southwest winds, storm-force gusts, isolated showers and a risk of morning thunder.

    Thursday, 28 August 2014
  • Cabinet gives green light to 12 contracts

    GEORGETOWN (GINA) -- At a post-Cabinet media briefing today, at the Office of the President, Head of the Presidential Secretariat and Cabinet Secretary, Dr. Roger Luncheon advised that ‘no objections’ were granted to 12 contracts in the areas of security, housing and water, health and infrastructure.

    Thursday, 28 August 2014
  • GDF victim of dark PNC political plot that compromised, corrupted its operating procedures in 1970s, 1980s

    GEORGETOWN (GINA) -- Dark political plots that devastated Guyana’s State institutions and stifled its social and economic development in the 1970s and 1980s led to the grotesque corrupting and compromising of the integrity of the Guyana Defence Force (GDF), with missing confidential files, missing high-powered military weapons and mysterious documents baffling the nation today.

    Thursday, 28 August 2014
  • NCVO’s 35th Annual Radio Telethon Fundraiser

    GEORGE TOWN, Grand Cayman (GIS) -- The NCVO is a non-profit charitable organisation that is dedicated to the care, education and well –being of children and families in need of support in the Cayman Islands.

    Wednesday, 27 August 2014
  • PM Browne Negotiates Over 200 Million RMB Assistance Package For Antigua And Barbuda
    PM Browne Negotiates Over 200 Million RMB Assistance Package For Antigua And Barbuda

    ST. JOHN'S, Antigua (GIS) -- Prime Minister of Antigua and Barbuda the Hon. Gaston Browne on Tuesday successfully negotiated an assistance package for Antigua and Barbuda for over two hundred million RMB from the People’s Republic of China.

    Wednesday, 27 August 2014
  • Remarks By Prime Minister Browne During Meeting With Premier Li Of China
    Remarks By Prime Minister Browne During Meeting With Premier Li Of China

    ST. JOHN'S, Antigua (GIS) -- On Tuesday 26th August, Prime Minister of Antigua and Barbuda the Hon. Gaston A. Browne met with Premier Li of the People’s Republic of China and members of his Government to deepen the ties between both countries.

    Wednesday, 27 August 2014
  • Minister Green Attends Forum Of Ministers Of Culture
    Minister Green Attends Forum Of Ministers Of Culture

    ST. JOHN'S, Antigua (GIS) -- Minister Chet Greene, whose portfolio includes Culture and Festivals, represented Antigua and Barbuda at the fifth meeting of Ministers of Culture of the ALBA Countries and the Second Meeting of Ministers of Culture of the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC) both held in Venezuela from August 19th to 21st 2014.

    Wednesday, 27 August 2014
  • CCECC To Expand Facility In Five Islands To Become University College Of Antigua And Barbuda
    CCECC To Expand Facility In Five Islands To Become University College Of Antigua And Barbuda

    ST. JOHN'S, Antigua (GIS) -- Prime Minister of Antigua and Barbuda the Hon. Gaston Browne has officially informed the principals of China Civil Engineering Construction Corporation, CCECC of his government’s desire for the Five Islands Secondary School now under construction, to be converted into the University College Antigua and Barbuda.

    Wednesday, 27 August 2014
  • Municipalities to Embark on Stakeholder Meetings to Discuss Municipal Development Plans

    BELMOPAN (BPO) -- Belizeans will have the opportunity to discuss with their representatives and officials of Town and City Councils Draft Municipal Development Plans that is aimed to achieve cultural, environmental, social and economic development in their respective municipalities.

    Wednesday, 27 August 2014
  • Antigua And Barbuda Labour Party's 500 Houses In 500 Days Receives Funding Boost
    Antigua And Barbuda Labour Party's 500 Houses In 500 Days Receives Funding Boost

    ST. JOHN'S, Antigua (GIS) -- “The Government of Antigua and Barbuda has created the bold target of building no less than 500 new homes in 500 days.

    Wednesday, 27 August 2014

CC

Latest CARICOM News

  • UNSIDS Conference outcome important for CARICOM

    TURKEYEN, Greater Georgetown, Guyana (CARICOM) -- The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) is viewing the Third International Meeting on Small Island Developing States (UNSIDS) in Apia, Samoa, 1-4 September, 2014 as an important opportunity to engage the international community on the development challenges facing the Region.

    Sunday, 24 August 2014
  • Remarks by Philip McClauren At the Opening Ceremony for the Barbados Consultation On the CARICOM Rapid Alert System on the Exchange of Information on Dangerous (non-food) Consumer Goods (CARREX).

    TURKEYEN, Greater Georgetown, Guyana (CARICOM) -- Salutation! I bring greetings from the CARICOM Secretary General.

    Tuesday, 19 August 2014
  • CARICOM Moves to Harmonize Business Rules in CSME

    TURKEYEN, Greater Georgetown, Guyana (CARICOM) -- The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) has started work towards creating a harmonized framework within which companies and other businesses can be established and operate in the CARICOM Single Market and Economy (CSME).

    Friday, 15 August 2014
  • Turks And Caicos Student Wins COTA 2014 Essay Competition

    TURKEYEN, Greater Georgetown, Guyana (CARICOM) -- Martha Bohlale Rakuoane, a student of the Helena J. Robinson High School, Turks and Caicos Islands, won the US$1,000 first prize of the Caribbean Organization of Tax Administrators (COTA) Essay Competition 2014.

    Friday, 15 August 2014
  • CARICOM Secretary General Praises Jamaica’s Achievements on 52nd Independence Anniversary

    TURKEYEN, Greater Georgetown, Guyana (CARICOM) -- CARICOM Secretary General Ambassador Irwin LaRocque lauded Jamaica’s resilience and fortitude in addressing fiscal and economic challenges, as he extended congratulations on the country’s 52nd anniversary as an independent nation.

    Thursday, 07 August 2014
  • COHSOD Endorses Holistic Strategy to Reduce Adolescent Pregnancy in the Caribbean

    TURKEYEN, Greater Georgetown, Guyana (CARICOM) -- CARICOM’s Council for Human and Social Development (COHSOD) has approved a Strategy and Plan to reduce the number of adolescent pregnancies in each country of the English- and Dutch speaking Caribbean by at least 20 %, over the five year period 2014 – 2019.

    Thursday, 07 August 2014
  • CARICOM Canada project improving regional flow of CSME information

    TURKEYEN, Greater Georgetown, Guyana (CARICOM) -- As part of its on-going efforts to advance the full implementation of the CARICOM Single Market and Economy (CSME), the CARICOM Secretariat is undertaking a six month project aimed at enhancing the distribution of information about the Single Market’s operations, regulatory systems and arrangements in CARICOM Member States.

    Thursday, 07 August 2014
  • Statement on the Israel Palestine Conflict in Gaza

    TURKEYEN, Greater Georgetown, Guyana (CARICOM) -- The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) reiterates its call for a ceasefire between Israel and the Palestinians in Gaza to bring an end to the hostilities and the appalling bloodshed being caused by the bombardments, shelling and ground invasion.

    Monday, 04 August 2014
  • AIDS 2014:

    TURKEYEN, Greater Georgetown, Guyana (CARICOM) -- The Twentieth International AIDS conference is over.

    Friday, 01 August 2014
  • Regional Youth Business Training programme Expands

    TURKEYEN, Greater Georgetown, Guyana (CARICOM) -- Training for the region’s at-risk youth continues to grow, with the launch of the Creativity for Employment and Business, CEBO programme in St. Vincent and the Grenadines, July 21-26 2014.

    Friday, 01 August 2014
  • CARICOM Continues Consumer Protection Drive

    TURKEYEN, Greater Georgetown, Guyana (CARICOM) -- The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Secretariat is forging ahead with promoting a rapid consumer protection alert system throughout CARICOM Member States.

    Thursday, 31 July 2014
  • Welcome Remarks by Kamla Persad-Bissessar On the Occasion of First CARICOM-Japan Summit Trinidad and Tobago

    TURKEYEN, Greater Georgetown, Guyana (CARICOM) -- I am delighted to once again welcome His Excellency Shinzo Abe, Prime Minister of Japan and his delegation to the shores of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago, for his inaugural visit to the Caribbean.

    Wednesday, 30 July 2014
  • CARICOM And Turkey To Strengthen Relations:

    TURKEYEN, Greater Georgetown, Guyana (CARICOM) -- The Turkey-CARICOM Consultation and Cooperation Mechanism Meeting of Foreign Ministers re-committed to strengthen existing fields of cooperation and to explore new areas to deepen interaction, according to the outcome document issued on its conclusion.

    Tuesday, 29 July 2014
  • CARICOM Leaders pleased with Japanese response on key issues

    TURKEYEN, Greater Georgetown, Guyana (CARICOM) -- Heads of Government of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) “were heartened” by their Japanese counterpart’s positive response to a number of issues raised during their one-day summit on Monday.

    Tuesday, 29 July 2014
  • Remarks By Irwin LaRocque At the First CARICOM-Japan Summit

    TURKEYEN, Greater Georgetown, Guyana (CARICOM) -- There could hardly be a more fitting way to mark this CARICOM-Japan Friendship Year than to welcome, for the first time to the Caribbean Community, the Prime Minister of Japan.  Welcome to the Caribbean Prime Minister Abe!

    Tuesday, 29 July 2014

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  • T&T Cricket Board Lauds Denesh Ramdin
    T&T Cricket Board Lauds Denesh Ramdin

    PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad (WICB) -- The Trinidad and Tobago Cricket Board (TTCB) has hailed the performance of West Indies Test team captain Denesh Ramdin who hit a record-equalling 169 in the third and final One Day International match against Bangladesh on Monday in Warner Park, St Kitts.

    Wednesday, 27 August 2014
  • Sammy Looking To Carry On From ODIs
    Sammy Looking To Carry On From ODIs

    PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad (WICB) -- West Indies Twenty20 skipper Darren Sammy wants his team to continue their domination of over Bangladesh in the one-off T20 bowling off at 8 p.m. today at Warner Park in St Kitts.

    Wednesday, 27 August 2014
  • Ramdin Staying Focused For Lone T20i
    Ramdin Staying Focused For Lone T20i

    PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad (WICB) -- After leading the West Indies to a clean sweep of the three-match One Day International series against Bangladesh, wicketkeeper batsman Denesh Ramdin is now turning his attention to the one-off T20 between the two sides at Warner Park in St Kitts, bowling off at 8 p.m.

    Wednesday, 27 August 2014
  • Ramdin Creates West Indies' Home Records
    Ramdin Creates West Indies' Home Records

    BASSETERRE, St Kitts (WICB) -- Stats highlights from West Indies' clean sweep of the three-match ODI series against Bangladesh, after their win in St Kitts.

    Tuesday, 26 August 2014
  • East Coast Leg Of Kiddy Cricket Starts
    East Coast Leg Of Kiddy Cricket Starts

    GEORGETOWN, Guyana (WICB) -- Dozens of youths from several East Coast Demerara schools are engaging the attention of coaches as the East Coast leg of the Scotiabank Kiddy Cricket Camps commenced on Monday at the Enmore Community Centre ground.

    Tuesday, 26 August 2014
  • 18 Named For WI Women’s Training Camp
    18 Named For WI Women’s Training Camp

    ST. JOHN’S, Antigua (WICB) -- The West Indies Cricket Board announced on Monday that 18 players have been invited to a West Indies Women’s training camp from August 27 to September 8 in Barbados and St. Kitts.

    Tuesday, 26 August 2014
  • Ramdin Rewrites History As Windies Sweep
    Ramdin Rewrites History As Windies Sweep

    BASSETERRE, St Kitts (WICB) -- Denesh Ramdin and Darren Bravo entered the record books with blistering centuries as West Indies brushed aside Bangladesh by 91 runs to complete a clean sweep of the three match One- Day International series here Monday night.

    Tuesday, 26 August 2014
  • West Indies Opt To Bat As Sammy Returns
    West Indies Opt To Bat As Sammy Returns

    BASSETERRE, St Kitts (WICB) --  West Indies won the toss and chose to bat in the third One-day International – a day/night fixture – against Bangladesh on Monday at Warner Park here.

    Monday, 25 August 2014
  • 4 Players To Join Bangladesh Test Squad
    4 Players To Join Bangladesh Test Squad

    DHAKA, Bangladesh (WICB) -- Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) on Monday named four players to join the Bangladesh squad for the two-match Test series against West Indies.

    Monday, 25 August 2014
  • Sohag Gazi Reported For Suspected Action
    Sohag Gazi Reported For Suspected Action

    DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (WICB) -- Bangladesh’s off-spinner Sohag Gazi has been reported with a suspected illegal bowling action during his side’s 177 runs loss in the second One-Day International (ODI) against the West Indies in Grenada on Friday.

    Monday, 25 August 2014
  • Captain Bravo Keen On World Cup Plans
    Captain Bravo Keen On World Cup Plans

    BASSETERRE, St Kitts (WICB) -- Captain Dwayne Bravo says West Indies are more focussed on building their unit in preparation for next year’s ICC Cricket World Cup, than completing a series whitewash over Bangladesh.

    Monday, 25 August 2014
  • Windies Win Toss, Fielding In 1st ODI
    Windies Win Toss, Fielding In 1st ODI

    ST.GEORGE’S, Grenada (WICB) -- West Indies won the toss and chose to field in the first Twenty20 International against Bangladesh on Wednesday at the Grenada National Stadium here.

    Wednesday, 20 August 2014
  • Logie: TT Deserve More Regional Trophies
    Logie: TT Deserve More Regional Trophies

    PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad (WICB) -- Discipline. Versatility. Commitment.

    Wednesday, 20 August 2014
  • West Indies And Bangladesh Renew Rivalry
    West Indies And Bangladesh Renew Rivalry

    ST.GEORGE’S, Grenada (WICB) -- CMC- West Indies and Bangladesh play the first of three One Day Internationals here on Wednesday with much to prove following a trail of poor performances in series this year.

    Wednesday, 20 August 2014
  • WICB And Gibson Agree To Mutual Termination Of Contract
    WICB And Gibson Agree To Mutual Termination Of Contract

    ST JOHN’S, Antigua (WICB) -- Today the West Indies Cricket Board and Mr. Ottis Gibson mutually agreed to terminate their association with immediate effect.

    Wednesday, 20 August 2014

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